Re: UAA "remember last X passwords" feature

Chip Childers <cchilders@...>

On Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 12:50 PM Dario Amiri via Lists.Cloudfoundry.Org <> wrote:
Hi Sree,

This is disappointing news. There are members of the community that have come to rely on UAA as an alternative to deploying burdensome enterprise solutions. Would it be possible for you to please share more details on the justification for this course of action? Is there a higher power we can appeal this decision to?

I agree that it would be worthwhile for the community to hear more of the thought process from Sree or others in the project team. Would the project be open to PR's from interested parties (like Dario) to add smaller features that support the use case Dario is sharing? Any other folks out there want to chime in on the use case? Do you think it's valid? Do you think it's more logical to limit the scope of UAA to bridging to other ID providers?
If we have to fork, would the CF foundation allow us to fork under another foundation (e.g. Apache) that can help continue UAA development in a way that serves the whole community of UAA users?

The code is licensed to the world via the ASLv2, which allows forking and modifying the code as long as the license's requirements are met. Remember that keeping up with the upstream would likely be important (example would be where a vulnerability is resolved and publicly disclosed). Also remember that a license to the code is not a license to any CFF trademarks or word marks. I'm not judging the idea either way, just noting some considerations.

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